Glossary of terms


CCS: Compact Compton Source

CED: Convection-Enhanced (drug) Delivery

CT: Computed Tomography

DM: Dissemination Manager

ESF: European Science Foundation

ESR: Early Stage Researcher (less than 8 years after obtaining a PhD)

ESRF: European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

EU: European Union

EURADOS: European Radiation Dosimetry Group

FP: Framework Programme (of the European Union)

GAERS: Genetic Absence Epilepsy Rat

IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency

IntMRT: Interlaced MRT

Linac: Linear Accelerator

MASR: Medical Application of Synchrotron Radiation

MB: Microbeams

MC: Management Committee

MoU: Memorandum of Understanding

MRI: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MRT: Microbeam Radiation Therapy

R&D: Research and Development

RT: Radiation Therapy

SG: Steering Group

SR: Synchrotron Radiation

SSRT: Stereotactic Synchrotron Radiation Therapy

STSM: Short Term Scientific Mission

TC: Training Committee

TPS: Treatment Planning System (for radiotherapy)

WG: Working Group


More terms can be found at the COST website.